Frank Lloyd Wright

The crimes of Le Corbusier

14 October 2023 9:00 am

We can all sympathise with his desire to end bad, ugly new building, but too many of his own projects have had to be scrapped for functional reasons

Click bait: confessions of a Lego addict

9 September 2023 9:00 am

Confessions of a Lego addict

Purpose built

10 June 2023 9:00 am

Hugh Pearman examines a wide range of building types apart from houses, including museums, theatres, schools, shopping malls, palaces and places of worship

How to make economists fight like ferrets in a sack

6 January 2018 9:00 am

One of the funniest passages of writing I have read in the past few years appears within the pages of…

‘The First Days of Spring’, 1929, by Salvador Dalí

It’s the thought that counts

21 October 2017 9:00 am

During a panel discussion in 1949, Frank Lloyd Wright made an undiplomatic comment about Marcel Duchamp’s celebrated picture of 1912,…

The Tower of Babel by Lucas van Valckenborch, 1591

The buildings we treasure most are often the ones we’ve never seen

14 November 2015 9:00 am

Here are two books which have almost nothing in common: form, function, source material, methodology, all utterly different. The surprise…

The most inspiring gift for your child this Christmas

14 December 2013 9:00 am

One of the big differences between Frank Lloyd Wright and me is that, when he was nine, his mother gave…